Minnesotan born at 1954 State Fair, now dying of cancer, goes 'one last time'

Minnesotan born at 1954 State Fair, now dying of cancer, goes 'one last time'

With a birth certificate to prove it, Ed Mosiman is something of a State Fair legend.
Blue ribbon Instagrams: Stunning reader photos from the Minnesota State Fair
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Blue ribbon Instagrams: Stunning reader photos from the Minnesota State Fair

September 4
The Great Minnesota Get-Together is an Instagrammer's paradise, so we asked our readers to take us along and tag us with their best photos.
Meet Sweet Martha, who brings in $4M in 12 days selling cookies at the fair
Eat & Drink

Meet Sweet Martha, who brings in $4M in 12 days selling cookies at the fair

September 2
At the Minnesota State Fair, the Sweet Martha's operation can now produce up to 3 million cookies on its busiest day.
All's fair in Garrison Keillor's farewell at the grandstand
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All's fair in Garrison Keillor's farewell at the grandstand

September 1
The State Fair performance venue has been a home away from "Prairie Home" for the semi-retired radio host.
Political candidates make their case at the Great Minnesota Get-Together
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Political candidates make their case at the Great Minnesota Get-Together

September 1
Even in years without major elections, politicians flock to Minnesota State Fair.
Which nonfood booth at the State Fair generates the most cash?
Business

Which nonfood booth at the State Fair generates the most cash?

August 31
It's one that appeals to another primal craving: the need for cash — potentially lots of it.
10 foods on a stick you have to try at the Minnesota State Fair
Eat & Drink

10 foods on a stick you have to try at the Minnesota State Fair

September 1
From a juicy Scotch egg to mashed potatoes, here are some essential State Fair stick foods.
Local

Last day of the fair, and it's a doozy

September 4
There were 242,759 people at the fair Sunday and the count Monday meant attendance was on track to break the record.
Music

Sam Hunt proves worthy as genre-blending headliner

September 5
The new country star raised the temperature and spirits of the 13,140 fans as soon as he hit the stage with "Leave the Night On."
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